Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.